U.S. plans to arm Iraq's Sunni tribesmen with AK-47s, RPGs, mortars

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U.S. plans to arm Iraq's Sunni tribesmen with AK-47s, RPGs, mortars

The United States plans to buy arms for Sunni tribesmen in Iraq including AK-47s, rocket-propelled grenades and mortar rounds to help bolster the battle against Islamic State militants in Anbar province, according to a Pentagon document prepared for Congress.

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China pledges more dialogue on regional conflicts

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China pledges more dialogue on regional conflicts

China's defense minister said Friday he wants to enhance dialogue to manage disputes with his country's neighbors, sounding a conciliatory note after years of sharpened confrontations over territorial claims on land and sea.

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UN targets oil trucks to cut off militant revenues

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UN targets oil trucks to cut off militant revenues

A UN report is recommending the seizure of all oil tanker trucks leaving militant-controlled territory in Iraq and Syria to cut off millions of dollars from crude sales now bankrolling the militants.

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MH17 wreckage removal starts in east Ukraine

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MH17 wreckage removal starts in east Ukraine

A crew from the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic - the pro-Moscow separatists who hold the territory - supervised by Dutch experts used metal saws to cut up the wreckage before it was lifted on to trucks at the remote crash site.

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First sea and island database

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VGP – Viet Nam has the first spatial database containing all sea and island territory, including both Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos.

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Moscow and Kiev trade accusations; U.S. warns Russia against escalation

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Moscow and Kiev trade accusations; U.S. warns Russia against escalation

Moscow and Kiev accused each other on Thursday of violating a ceasefire and the United States warned Russia the West might punish it further for its "military escalation" of the Ukraine crisis.

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Ukraine has right to defend itself: US

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Ukraine has right to defend itself: US

The United States on Wednesday insisted Ukraine has the right to defend its territory, but voiced hopes a fragile ceasefire would hold, as Kiev prepared for fresh fighting in the east.

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Ukraine's currency plunges as ceasefire fears grow

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Ukraine's currency plunges as ceasefire fears grow

Ukraine's currency lost nearly 5 percent of its value on Monday after a weekend that saw the heaviest shelling in a month hit the main rebel stronghold in the east and signs that Moscow had dispatched troops and tanks to reinforce separatists.

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Worst east Ukraine shelling for month; ceasefire looks in doubt

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Worst east Ukraine shelling for month; ceasefire looks in doubt

East Ukraine's rebel stronghold Donetsk was pummeled on Sunday by the heaviest shelling in a month, and the OSCE said it spotted an armored column of troops without insignia in rebel territory that Kiev said proved Moscow had sent reinforcements.

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Iraq's heritage needs protection from Islamic State - UNESCO

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UNESCO's Director General warns that Islamic State militants are destroying Iraq's ancient treasures after seizing large swathes of the country's territory.

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German spy agency sees IS remaining big threat, luring more German recruits

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German spy agency sees IS remaining big threat, luring more German recruits

Islamic State militants will be able to mount operations in Iraq "for the foreseeable future" despite U.S.-led air strikes and efforts by Iraqi security forces to regain territory, Germany's BND foreign intelligence agency said.

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Vietnam seizes 1 tonne of elephant tusks, 6kg of rhino horns

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Vietnam seizes 1 tonne of elephant tusks, 6kg of rhino horns

Customs officers in northern Vietnam on Monday confiscated nearly one metric ton of elephant tusks stashed in a container of rubber gloves imported from an unknown country/territory, and about six kilograms of rhino horns hidden in the luggage of a Vietnamese passenger.

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Russia to recognise Ukraine election results - Lavrov

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Russia to recognise Ukraine election results - Lavrov

Russia will recognise the results of Ukraine's parliamentary election, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was quoted as saying on Monday by RIA news agency.

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US-led strikes kill more than 500 militants in Syria

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US-led air strikes in Syria were reported to have killed more than 500 jihadists in a month as Kurdish fighters readied to reinforce the embattled border town of Kobane.

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India says no compromise with China on territory

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India says no compromise with China on territory

India wants to resolve its border row with China but will not compromise on territory, the country's new national security advisor said Tuesday, after a tense stand-off between troops on the disputed border last month.

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